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Torbay Paddleboard Regatta 2019
May 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm£10.00
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Enjoy family fun in the sun at Torbay's very first paddleboard regatta! Featuring races for Juniors, Women and Men. After the festivities on the water, join in the after-party at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club with an included BBQ for all competitors, ice-cold drinks, Live Music from Front Cover, garden games for the kids and a prizegiving ceremony.
Racing starts at midday, with a prize-giving and BBQ at Royal Torbay Yacht Club later in the afternoon. Prizes will be awarded to the top three competitors in each class.
Each entry includes a complimentary ticket for the BBQ, guests are welcome!
10:00 am - Event Registration at Royal Torbay Yacht Club
11:15 am - Competitors' Briefing at Haldon Pier (near slipway)
12:00 pm (approx) - First Race
1:30 pm - Live Music at the Yacht Club
2:30 pm - BBQ at the Yacht Club
4:00 pm - Paddle Board Regatta Prize Giving
The SUP racing will take place on the seaward side of Haldon Pier, Torquay Harbour. A competition briefing will take place at the base of Haldon Pier at 11:15 am, identification bibs will be issued at this briefing.
It is anticipated that each race will take approximately 30 minutes. First race starts at 12:00 pm with the Men's race, followed by Ladies and Juniors. Competitors sharing a paddleboard will have an opportunity to swap boards between races.
Boards will launch and recover from Beacon Cove Beach.
Competitors may use the changing and showering facilities at the Royal Torbay Yacht Club.
Competitors' entry fee of £10 includes a BBQ in the garden of the Royal Torbay Yacht Club after racing. Additional BBQ tickets are available at £6.00 each.
A limited number of spaces may be available to enter on the day at a cost of £12 if the event is not fully subscribed.